Wei-hsin Yu

University of Maryland


Wei-hsin Yu is a sociologist and social demographer specializing in the areas of social stratification and gender inequality. Her research generally focuses on how macrolevel forces influence individuals, paying special attention to their labor market trajectories, economic outcomes, family behaviors, and psychological health. She has conducted research on the United States and various Asian societies, including Japan, China, and Taiwan. She is currently working on a few papers examining marriage postponement and family changes in Japan and Taiwan, as well as earnings and labor market inequality in the United States.

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University of Maryland
2112 Parren J. Mitchell Art-Socy Building
3884 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742-1315

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